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Photography a Thankless Job

Photography a Thankless Job, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. photography a thankless job
says the inveterate photo blogger
with a silent sob
what we shoot and post on the internet
others love to steal and rob
no link back to our pictures
some shit hand job
the couch potato
who wont shoot his own pictures
the big fat slob

Beneath The Soul Of The Hijab Lies The Corpse of a Beggar Woman

Beneath The Soul Of The Hijab Lies The Corpse of a Beggar Woman, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 193,238 items / 1,538,734 views



she is condemned
bleeding red leaving
her to the vultures her
man has fled
she earns her daily bread
outside the shia mosque
her janamaz is spread
while inside lovers
of hussain duly bow
their heads
her hope bound
to a slender thread
her god is dead

The Anglo Indian Enigma

The Anglo Indian Enigma, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 154,990 items / 1,217,077 views



I have lived my life with the Anglo Indian community since my childhood days, a community that has got a very raw deal from the government and a system that sucks.\

The written word my spoken English I owe to my earliest contacts with the Anglo Indian community ,

One of my finest frend was Lorraine Rhubottom , from Grants Building , she molded my personality to a large extent we worked at Treasurs of India at Dhanraj Mahal early 70s.

I dont thnk I could have reached this far without my association wth her , her family .


The other person who helped me along the way was Betty Talent ..



From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Anglo-Indians are people who have mixed Indian and British ancestry or people of British descent born or living in India, now mainly historical in the latter sense.[7][8] The British residents in India used the term "Eurasians" for people of mixed European…

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